Jun 182011


Sage technical test
Covers technical knowledge of IPv6 Glue for nameservers.

1. You request IPv6 glue for your nameservers through:
<em id="__mceDel" style="font-size: 13px;">ARIN
</em><em id="__mceDel" style="font-size: 13px;">IETF
</em><em id="__mceDel" style="font-size: 13px;">RIPE
</em>The registrar of the domain used by your name servers X
2. IPv6 glue for nameservers resides on which nameservers?
The TLDs' X
Your own

3. Which of the following queries proves working IPv6 glue?
dig AAAA ns1.exampledomain.tld @tld.server X
dig -x 2001:db8::1 @tld.server
dig A ns1.exampledomain.tld @tld.server
ping ns1.exampledomain.tld

4. Which TLD listed below is authoritative for .com &amp; .net IPv6 Glue?

5. What is another name sometimes used for A or AAAA nameserver glue records found in the top level domain zone files?
CNAME records
GHOST records
host records X
PTR records

6. What is a registrar?
An organization that is able to register domains X
A notary
A glue record
A nameserver

7. What is a registry?
An organization responsible for operating the authorative nameservers and database for a top level domain X
A host record
A nameserver
A notary

8. Why does getting AAAA records for your nameservers in the corresponding TLD (top level domain) zone matter?
It enables entirely native IPv6 DNS queries and makes it possible for IPv6 only hosts to reach the nameservers for your domain, since they can't use glue that is just an A record. X
It doesn't. It's too hard, so you shouldn't bother.
It registers your domain
It provides reverse DNS for your domain

9. IPv6 AAAA records have been added for several of the root nameservers.
True X

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